Safe And Reliable Susanville Motorcycle Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
Motorcycles are a good means of transport. However, at times it is better to have them transported by a mover. These are some of the situations whereby it would be better to seek motorcycle shipping services:
- When an inoperable bike or a salvaged bike has to be transported carefully.
- When a bike has been purchased and delivery of the bike to the buyer is expected so as to complete the sale.
- When the bike owner is relocating and they need to have their bike shipped to their new address.
- When a bike owner is travelling to a distant place but does not intend to use the bike as the main means of transport.
Motorcycle transportation methods we can use
The following are the motorcycle shipping methods that we provide:
- Shipping via water: Your bike will be transported on a ship and you can receive it at the port or have it transported to your doorstep.
- Shipping via road: Your bike may be transported while it is on a motorcycle trailer, an open truck or on a flatbed truck.
- Shipping via rail: Your bike will be shipped on a cargo train and there will be no delays when you ship using this option.
- Shipping via air: This is the fastest, most reliable but the most expensive shipping option.
The delivery options available are: door-to-door service and terminal- to-terminal service.
Preparation of a motorcycle for shipping
The following are some of the activities which are part of the preparation of your motorcycle for shipping:
- Cleaning your bike thoroughly as you remove the dirt and any debris.
- Removing motorcycle accessories and any loosely hanging items.
- Checking the engine.
- Checking the level of the fluids.
- Securing the fragile bike parts. You can remove them and have them shipped separately.
- Confirming that the gas level in the tank is at a level of ¼ or below.
- Disabling the alarm system.
- Checking the tire pressure.
- Disconnecting the battery and draining the fluids, if you are to use the crated shipping option.
Note: Different shipping companies have their own set of requirements when it comes to receiving and shipping bikes. So check with them first and find out how they would like the bikes prepared before you hand it over to them.
What to look for in a motorcycle shipping company
The main things that you need to be on the lookout for as you look for a reliable motorcycle shipping company are:
- The mover being able to provide you with tailored motorcycle shipping services.
- The possession of the certificates and licenses that validate its business.
- The provision of a valid motorcycle insurance cover.
- The provision of different motorcycle shipping methods.
- The approval of the moving company by the Better Business Bureau.
Why moving your bike with A-1 Auto transport s the best move
Hiring the motorcycle shipping solutions provided by A-1 Auto transport will be your best move because:
- We are fully licensed and approved by various relevant institutions.
- We have a valid insurance cover that is extensive and protects your bike from the various hazards that it is exposed to.
- We have professional staffs who are dedicated to ensure that you will have a hassle-free shipping experience.
- We give you with the chance to select the transport option that you prefer to be used to ship your bike with.
- We avail you with real-time tracking information so that you may easily stay updated on the delivery of your bike.
- We have a team of reliable drivers who can deliver your bike in good time and in perfect condition. You will have your bike shipped to Susanville in the most reliable way.
Our Susanville motorcycle shipping services
We provide the following Susanville motorcycle shipping services:
- Enclosed motorcycle shipping: This is a safe and secure shipping option, which is more expensive option compared to open air motorcycle shipping services.
- Crated motorcycle shipping: This is a method of shipping bikes safely in wooden crates.
- Open air motorcycle shipping: This is a less expensive but less secure option compared to enclosed motorcycle shipping services.
- Motorcycle shipping advisory services: This service ensures that you will have all the information that you need to make informed shipping decisions.
- Motorcycles insurance services: This is a service that provides your bike with extra protection needed against the perils that your bike will be exposed to.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.